Our Wednesday morning guest has done it all. Alejandra Campoverdi worked her way through school, eventually graduating from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and landed a job at the White House - working with President Barack Obama.
Alejandra's now running for Congress in California's 34th Congressional District...while preparing for the fight of her life.
She has a genetic mutation, known as BRCA2, meaning she will likely develop breast cancer, it killed her grandmother and nearly her mother.
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